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  • 9/4/18 9:57 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Employee benefits provider Unum (NYSE: UNM) finds that nearly half (45 percent) of 25-34-year-olds reported feeling stressed or worried when thinking about life insurance, compared to just 29 percent of those 35-49. Women were significantly more anxiety-ridden about life insurance, with 37 percent reporting feeling stressed or worried compared to just 23 percent of men. These results and other key findings were partmore...
  • 8/13/18 4:17 pm EDT

    Auto-enrollment for disability plans can help employees make better financial decisions

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research from employee benefits provider Unum (NYSE: UNM) shows nearly half of U.S. workers (49 percent) spend 30 minutes or less reviewing their benefits prior to enrollment, according to an online poll of 1,227 U.S. workers conducted last month. Respondents reported feeling stressed (21 percent), confused (22 percent) and anxious (20 percent) when enrolling in their benefits. “Navigating the sea ofmore...
  • 6/28/18 4:01 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up on a series of online educational forums. The webinars and conference session will provide industry updates on trends in disability and absence management. “HR professionals have a strong desire to stay current on topics related to FMLA, ADA and absence management,” said Michelle Jackson, assistant vice presidentmore...
  • 6/27/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To support human resources professionals as they navigate the complexities of leave management, employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM) now offers a range of leave resources on its website. Content includes a white paper, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) employer handbook, FMLA compliance quiz and an original report spotlighting new research on adult caregiving in the workforce. “Maintaining compliance with the ever-changing laws andmore...
  • 12/12/17 2:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM), a leading employee benefits provider, today announced Unum Dental plans will be available in all regions of the country on January 1, 2018. Unum successfully launched new Unum Dental group insurance plans in the South and Midwest regions in January 2017 – within five months of acquiring dental and vision benefits carrier Starmount Life Insurance Company. At the same time, Unum also successfully launched Unummore...
  • 4/12/17 2:03 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading benefits provider Unum (NYSE:UNM) is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Stop Loss. “Entry into this market broadens the scope of financial protection Unum provides and increases the value we bring to employers,” said Rich Williams, senior vice president and general manager of Unum’s new Stop Loss business. Stop loss covers self-insured employers if their employees’ medical claims exceed expectations.more...
  • 2/15/17 10:00 am EST

    National provider network grows by nearly 15 percent

    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An industry leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) has increased its dental provider network by nearly 15 percent to 100,000 unique in-network providers and more than 323,000 access points nationwide. The expansion was spearheaded by Unum’s dental center of expertise, Starmount, a top provider and administrator of dental and vision insurance coverage for groups and individuals. The network expansion allows employers, theirmore...
  • 1/11/17 10:00 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A longtime leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE:UNM) has entered a new arena with the launch of Unum Dental and Unum Vision. Click to tweet. The addition of dental and vision insurance – two important coverages that employees need and want – enables Unum to become the single provider of employee benefits packages that complement health and retirement. “Dental and vision plans are essential to a comprehensive employeemore...
  • 4/13/16 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum now offers onsite disability management for customers who want their employees to benefit from direct, one-to-one engagement with a trained disability consultant before and after disability leave. Whether it’s a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist or ergonomist, this onsite professional will help employees stay at work or transition back to work after a leave. Employers should benefit from a reduction in the number ofmore...
  • 7/21/15 10:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum has added a new app to its mobile and online claims tools to help customers manage disability claims or leave events whenever and wherever it is convenient for them. The new mobile app – now available in Apple, Android and Windows app stores – will help customers easily access and monitor family and medical leave and manage disability claim details. “Customers today expect easy-to-use online options for interacting withmore...